Annie Boivin-Breton

Annie Boivin-Breton practices in the areas of civil and commercial litigation and construction law. She has also been involved in various class action files.

Me Boivin-Breton is gifted with an exceptional capacity to address complex legal issues. Before founding d3b Avocats, Me Boivin-Breton practised for 4 years in a litigation-boutique and prior to that, she worked for more than two years in a large national firm as a student and articling student. Me Boivin-Breton acts on behalf of important construction work providers and contractors involved in major construction projects before both courts and arbitration tribunal.

A representative sample of mandates

In the area of commercial litigation and construction

  • Has acted in numerous recourses for an important public corporation in the context of hydroelectric infrastructure projects.
  • Acts as an attorney for an important government agency operating in the field of public transit.
  • Advises clients with questions relating to public calls for tenders and awarding of contracts.
  • Acts for a global timber company in the context of a litigation relating to the valuation of inventories and working capital further to sale of assets.
  • Acts of behalf of several contractors in respect to major claims in the fields of civil engineering.
  • Acts in the context of numerous recourses for an important paramunicipal corporation which acts as a real estate developer and promoter.
  • Acts for a British corporation specialized in the manufacturing of waterproof membranes used in the context of major construction works.
  • Has acted as an attorney for an important corporation operating in the steel industry in the context of private arbitration.

Disciplinary law

  • Acts on behalf of pharmacists in matters concerning professional ethics.
  • Acts as an advisor and attorney for a self-regulatory organization in the securities field.

Municipal law

  • Has acted on behalf of world-class real estate company.

In the area of class actions

  • Acts for automobile parts manufacturers in numerous class actions pursuant to alleged Competition Act infringement.
  • Has acted for an important paramunicipal corporation in the context of a class action alleging illegal rent increases.

Education

  • 2011 – Called to the Québec Bar
  • 2010 – LL.B., Université de Montréal, (Dean’s Award of Excellence)
  • 2008 – B.Sc., Université de Montréal, (Dean’s Award of Excellence)

Areas of expertise

  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Appellate Litigation and Judicial Review
  • Class Actions
  • Professional Liability

Preparation of presentations

  • Review of recent jurisprudence with respect to professional liability
    Grande Rencontre Contech « Les Réclamations sous tous les angles », November 2013, Palais des Congrès, Montreal.
  • Better management of claims
    12e journée d’étude sur les réclamations sur contrats, Université Laval, Faculté des sciences et de génie (2013)

Associations and activities

  • Quebec Bar
  • Young Bar Association of Montreal
  • Canadian Bar Association – Quebec division
  • Office Québec-Amériques pour la jeunesse (OQAJ) : humanitarian aid in Guatemala (2004)